Sober drinks alternatives and why people are choosing them

Cracking open a cold one is starting to include cracking down on alcohol consumption thanks to popular “sober” drink alternatives. From Dry January to Sober October, ditching alcohol continues to climb in popularity. With the trend not stopping anytime soon, products are hitting shelves marketed specifically to alcoholic drink ditchers. But with ingredients like CBD, THC, … Read more

Dolphins’ Tua Tagovailoa, Teddy Bridgewater clear concussion protocols

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – Miami Dolphins quarterbacks Tua Tagovailoa and Teddy Bridgewater have both cleared concussion protocols Saturday, but their status for Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Vikings remains the same. Dolphins third-string quarterback Skyler Thompson will start against the Vikings, while Bridgewater will be the backup and Tagovailoa won’t play, coach Mike McDaniel said … Read more

Ralph Lauren fashion show brings JLo, Ben Affleck, more stars to LA

SAN MARINO, Calif. — In the world of fashion, few names bring legacy to mind as powerfully as Ralph Lauren. But for the designer himself, who launched his eponymous brand in 1967, legacy isn’t top of mind. What’s more important, he says, is the work. “I don’t think of legacies,” Lauren, 83, tells USA TODAY at a dinner following his brand’s first southern … Read more

Common issues on cruises, parks, air travel

“How to travel better” is a five-part series focusing on uncomfortable or inefficient travel experiences and how the industry can do better. If you’d like to contribute to our future reporting and share your experience as a source, you can fill out this quick form. For Frank Jung in Missouri, it’s when people kick the back of his … Read more

What is Halloween 2022? Here’s what day of the week it is this year.

Whether you’re going for a spooky, sexy, or sophisticated look, Halloween is right around the corner so it’s best to start brainstorming costume ideas now. The holiday, celebrated by many with pumpkin carving and sugar overload, falls on the same date each year: October 31.  It’s an opportunity for children and adults alike to become someone else, … Read more

10 awesome LEGOLAND parks around the world

For families with young children – or adults seeking to recapture their childhood – a trip to LEGOLAND is likely on the must-do list. And with the rapid development of LEGOLAND® parks over the past decade or so, crossing that visit off the list has gotten much easier. In fact, with the recent opening of … Read more